1. Food Preservation Office Hours

    May. 22, 2020

    Join this Webinar to learn more about perserving Jams and Jellies! 

    June 2nd from 4-5 PM

    Registar for the webinar at

    Are you interested in learning about food preservation?

    Join us for these free webinars hosted by Ohio State University Extension.
    You are welcome to register for just one or all of them.


  2. Ohio State helping consumers, farmers, producers with Buy Local efforts

    May. 22, 2020

    May 12, 2020

    Buy local foods – the supply is there despite what you may see in some grocery store aisles and on some store shelves.


    That’s the message many local farmers, growers and livestock producers want consumers to know about their food buying options as the nation continues to navigate the coronavirus pandemic.

  3. Eating Healthy with Pantry Produce

    May. 11, 2020

    Hesitation to go to the grocery store, extended breaks between grocery shopping, and more mouths to feed may decrease the availability of fresh produce in your home. Utilizing canned and frozen fruits and vegetables is convenient, budget-friendly, and delicious!

    Here are some things to consider while using canned and frozen produce.

  4. Put a Spring in your Step!

    Apr. 24, 2020

    Spring officially began a few weeks ago, on March 19. Put some spring in your step by trying a new home exercise routine—being stuck inside does not mean you have to pause your wellness goals! Beyond the physical benefits of exercise, incorporating exercise into your daily routine has mental benefits such as reduced stress, better sleep, and decreased depression and anxiety. Here are a few ideas of how to get moving at home.

  5. COVID-19 Resources and Information

    Apr. 14, 2020

    A new website with science-based information and research on COVID-19 from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences launched April 7th. The KX COVID-19 Hub is a collaboration between The Knowledge Exchange, Ohio State University Extension, and the CFAES statewide network of researchers and faculty.

  6. Do you have a financial question? Ohio State Extension can help.

    Apr. 01, 2020

    Dayton, OH: If you have a financial question. You’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

  7. It's All About Time - Email Challenge

    Mar. 31, 2020

    Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge: It’s All About Time

    During this six-week challenge, you will consider ways that “time” affects your life. You will be encouraged to fill your plate half full of vegetables and fruits for two meals each day. For activity, you will aim for 30 minutes of movement at least five times a week. You will focus on strategies to improve sleep and explore ways to enhance your work/life balance and enjoy more “me” time

    Challenge Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020  

  8. Extension Office Closure - Staff Teleworking and are Reachable through Calls and Email

    Mar. 17, 2020

    Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
  9. Be aware – wash with care!

    Mar. 05, 2020

    There’s a reason why around this time every year we see an abundance of hand washing literature. That’s because hand washing is the #1 defense against spreading germs and keeping healthy. It is important that we all do our part in limiting the spread of germs and diseases especially during Flu sason!

  10. Four Changes for a Healthy Heart

    Feb. 18, 2020

    Valentine’s Day isn’t the only heart-related event in February—it is also American Heart Month, recognized by the United States government as a time to increase awareness of heart disease. This month is a great time to reflect on how your habits affect your heart health. Heart disease is the cause of death for about 1 in every 4 Americans, but people can decrease their chance of getting cardiovascular disease with healthy eating and physical activity (CDC).